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Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

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Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

Just saw this today - unfortunately more bad publicity for some of the violence in Mexico! Makes me glad that EPM is much more secluded than most resorts!

usatoday.com/story/…

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1. Re: Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

Wow!!! That awful. Glad we are also far from it staying at Excellence. We were going to wander into Cancun but, maybe will change my mind. Freaks me out a lil.

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2. Re: Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

Who the heck goes to the "Mermaid Bar"??? It is where the taxi drivers hang out.

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I'm not saying anyone on here goes there... just passing along a news story. And I bet a lot less people go there now.

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4. Re: Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

I bet no/few tourists went there ever. This subject already covered in huge post about "Six murdered in Cancun" or some such heading.

Edited: 15 March 2013, 19:41
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5. Re: Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

Guess it could happen anywhere these days.

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cormac55, I can't find any threads on it. As per usual, TA seems to be deleting them fast & furious.

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7. Re: Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

Well it was about the drug cartels, taxi unions, bad areas of the city, general violence. No tourist in their right minds go to these places. You've got them in Toronto, we do in Detroit as do most larger cities in the world.

Brings to mind the "shooting galleries" of the Mex/Cal. border decades ago.

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This kind of thing happens everywhere, don't turn it into a another mexico is unsafe thread.

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9. Re: Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

Far away from the tourist area.....

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10. Re: Stay away from The Mermaid bar!

@ Gordon - not doing anything like that. I will be there in 3 weeks. Just passing on a Cancun related story. Amazing how some jump to conclusions.